The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 106 95 86
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 18 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.82% 1.02% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.38% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 15
Average daily rate
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£365 £250 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.00% -22.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £358 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £36.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +20.68%
Performance Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1747 1524 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.52% 73.94% 74.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 907 810
Average daily rate £375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 75 81
Average hourly rate £25.55 £37.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.88% +62.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hampshire region.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hampshire region.

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester -13 7 £300 - 1
Southampton +2 6 £310 +24.00% 1
Basingstoke - 2 £433 -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Selenium
3 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
3 11 (27.50%) WebDriver
4 10 (25.00%) Perl
4 10 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 9 (22.50%) C#
5 9 (22.50%) SAN
6 8 (20.00%) Windows
6 8 (20.00%) Migration
6 8 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (20.00%) Test Planning
7 7 (17.50%) Java
7 7 (17.50%) Data Migration
7 7 (17.50%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (15.00%) SQL
8 6 (15.00%) JMeter
9 5 (12.50%) Scrum
9 5 (12.50%) VMware
9 5 (12.50%) Linux
9 5 (12.50%) JIRA
9 5 (12.50%) Test Management
9 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
10 4 (10.00%) BDD
10 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Load Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Security Testing
10 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
10 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.00%) IIS
1 2 (5.00%) JBoss
1 2 (5.00%) Apache
1 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) SAN
2 3 (7.50%) iSCSI
2 3 (7.50%) FCoE
2 3 (7.50%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (5.00%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (5.00%) LDAP
3 2 (5.00%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) DB2
2 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Selenium
2 11 (27.50%) WebDriver
3 6 (15.00%) JMeter
4 5 (12.50%) JIRA
5 4 (10.00%) Appium
5 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.50%) LoadRunner
7 2 (5.00%) MSI
7 2 (5.00%) Ant
7 2 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (5.00%) Subversion
7 2 (5.00%) Maven
7 2 (5.00%) NSubstitute
7 2 (5.00%) Zephyr
7 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.50%) NUnit
General
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Test Leader
2 7 (17.50%) Performance Test Leader
3 4 (10.00%) Tester
4 3 (7.50%) DBA
4 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Team Leader
4 3 (7.50%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.00%) Test Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Automation Team Leader
5 2 (5.00%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (2.50%) Development Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (2.50%) Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) HTML
1 2 (5.00%) CSS
1 2 (5.00%) XML
1 2 (5.00%) XSD
1 2 (5.00%) XHTML
1 2 (5.00%) SAML
1 2 (5.00%) WinForms
1 2 (5.00%) WPF
1 2 (5.00%) OAuth
1 2 (5.00%) XACML
1 2 (5.00%) OpenID
1 2 (5.00%) SailPoint
2 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.50%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) GIS
1 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.50%) Device Driver
2 3 (7.50%) Replication
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) SecurID
3 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.50%) Android
3 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.50%) AIX
4 2 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
3 10 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 8 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (20.00%) Migration
4 8 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 7 (17.50%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (17.50%) Data Migration
6 5 (12.50%) Test Management
6 5 (12.50%) Scrum
7 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Load Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Security Testing
7 4 (10.00%) BDD
7 4 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Patch Management
8 3 (7.50%) Cutover Planning
8 3 (7.50%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) Perl
2 9 (22.50%) C#
3 7 (17.50%) Java
4 6 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.00%) VBScript
6 2 (5.00%) Python
6 2 (5.00%) REXX
6 2 (5.00%) Tcl
6 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.00%) Ruby
6 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.00%) C
7 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) ISEB
1 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (5.00%) WMI
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (5.00%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) VMware
2 4 (10.00%) IBM
3 3 (7.50%) Veritas
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) ForgeRock
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) Symantec